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  1. Aircraft carrier Minsk goes to Citic for 128m yuan

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen A subsidiary of Citic Group yesterday paid 128.3 million yuan for a military theme park in Shenzhen that includes the decommissioned Soviet-era aircraft carrier ... aircraft carrier. It was the crown jewel in the Russian Black Sea Fleet before it was decommissioned and sold to a group of Shenzhen businessmen in the late 1990s. It was then turned into the main ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551047/aircraft-carrier-minsk-goes-citic-128m-yuan
  2. Profit slump at China Southern; Cathay splurges

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... growth in the first half for the projected profit slump. The carrier, which is ranked as Asia's largest airline in both number of aircraft and passengers carried, had already seen a 74.2 per ... with a 4 per cent rise last year. China Southern's profit warning came as rival carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it planned to splash out billions of dollars on new aircraft for delivery from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006479/profit-slump-china-southern-cathay-splurges
  3. Results diary

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... January 10 Final: Public Financial Holdings January 12 Interim: Jiuzhou Development AGM: Prime Investments Holdings January 15 AGM: Qin Jia Yuan Media Services, Plus Holdings January 22 Final: United Pacific Industries January 24 AGM: Frasers Property (China) March 6 Final: Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering March 7 Final: Cathay Pacific Airways March 8 Interim: Swire Pacific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/577114/results-diary
  4. Results Diary

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... January 10 Final: Public Financial Holdings January 12 Interim: Jiuzhou Development AGM: Prime Investments Holdings January 15 AGM: Qin Jia Yuan Media Services, Plus Holdings January 22 Final: United Pacific Industries January 24 AGM: Frasers Property (China) March 6 Final: Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering March 7 Final: Cathay Pacific Airways March 8 Interim: Swire Pacific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/576922/results-diary
  5. Sky is the limit for local youngsters dreaming of a career in the cockpit

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... first', said pilot Wendy Leung Wing-man, 37, who wears glasses. 'They are not sure they can control the aircraft,' but physical strength is not an issue because the planes are automatic, ... or ex-military.' Being a pilot can take you right into the middle of the action. Ron Chan was flying from Hong Kong to Vancouver on September 11, 2001, and had to divert the aircraft when US air space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005371/sky-limit-local-youngsters-dreaming-career-cockpit
  6. Crew continued flight despite two engine warnings

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... - forbids a twin-engine aircraft to fly more than 60 minutes when one engine becomes inoperative,' the pilot said. Extended-range operational performance standards for twin-engine aircraft allow different flying times from a suitable airport for aircraft on a single engine in still air, depending on aircraft type. The maximum is three hours. But a person close to the investigation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713626/crew-continued-flight-despite-two-engine-warnings
  7. The case of the disappearing life jackets

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... a Vietnamese transit passenger, Nguyen Thanh Tu, was jailed for six days after security stopped him at the airport. Their crime? The theft of life jackets from their aircraft. Hotimah, a 28-year-old ... Department said prevention of theft was the responsibility of aircraft operators and that it would ensure crime prevention measures adopted in aircraft did not affect flight safety. Airlines kept ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721490/case-disappearing-life-jackets
  8. Lai See

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... to make an unscheduled landing in India because it had no working lavatories on board. For those unfamiliar with aircraft toilets, here is the Hi-Tech Toilet Manual 101. They use a high-speed pipe ... aircraft departing Hong Kong are free of defects that affect passenger comfort. With a touch of military discipline, it has even code-named this aggressive effort Z-ADDs - zero acceptable deferred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706389/lai-see
  9. Aviation fanatics cleared for takeoff at Central Library

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... industry, and for the public to gain an understanding of the department, which had been monitoring aircraft safety since 1946. The exhibition also features a model of the air traffic control centre at Chek Lap Kok, and collections of photographs highlighting the history of aircraft and airports and the development of the department in Hong Kong. One of the photographs is of the first powered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541501/aviation-fanatics-cleared-takeoff-central-library
  10. Cathay eyes roll-out for new cabin class

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to return to 2007 levels. At a ceremony to mark the reception at Boeing's delivery centre in Seattle last month of a 777-300ER- the third aircraft fitted with Cathay's latest ... to install and retrofit business-class seats in all 30 of its 777-300ER and 20 long-haul A330-300 aircraft. The old business-class cabin- notorious for its narrowness and a design that hampered easy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967266/cathay-eyes-roll-out-new-cabin-class

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